English Churches and Ruined Abbeys

North - Index


The north east was the centre of Christianity in the C7th. St Aidan is associated with Bamburgh. Cuthbert and Bede are buried in Durham cathedral. Many of the churches have Saxon or Norman work. Many churches were a place of refuge during troubled times along the border.






Durham
                  Cathedral

County Durham






Kirby Stephen
                  Church

Cumbria






St Andrew's
                Church, Bywell

Northumberland










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